: having a sign
especially : having a plus or minus sign
signed numbers like +6 and −4

Examples of signed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sharing a video on Instagram, Hemsworth looked at a signed replica of Thor’s hammer, which was positioned inside a glass case. Gabrielle Rockson, Peoplemag, 27 June 2024 Simon put it this way: The listing service knows a buyer has the house listed, and there is a signed listing contract. Erin Couch, The Enquirer, 24 June 2024 In its first week, the album was issued as a standard CD, a signed CD and a standard digital download album. Keith Caulfield, Billboard, 14 June 2024 In a signed affidavit, the notary public denied ever notarizing anything that Lisa Marie had signed. Jessica Schladebeck, New York Daily News, 22 May 2024 On Monday, June 3, the Marvel actor, 40, shared a video on Instagram of him looking at a signed replica of Thor’s hammer on display at the Orlando theme park while on a family vacation. Raven Brunner, Peoplemag, 4 June 2024 And a signed copy of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol from 1843 could see bids in the $200,000 to $300,000 range. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 4 Apr. 2024 Jesus, a signed headshot of (unmistakably) George W. Bush, and photos of Yakov with basically everybody—LeAnn Rimes, Andy Williams, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nancy Kerrigan, Magic Johnson (at a Bush–Cheney inauguration). Rafil Kroll-Zaidi, Harper's Magazine, 30 Mar. 2024 As for signed jewelry, collectors can bid on an eye-catching Van Cleef & Arpels turquoise and diamond necklace circa 1985 (estimate: $110,000 to $150,000) and an Art Deco-style Burmese ruby and diamond bracelet by Cartier that feels straight out of a Bridgerton scene (estimate: $40,000 to $52,000). Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 14 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of signed was in 1873

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“Signed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/signed. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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